Hospital

2:03pm

Wed January 30, 2013
Shots - Health News

Bellevue Hospital's Slow Comeback After Superstorm Sandy

Originally published on Wed January 30, 2013 4:18 pm

When Superstorm Sandy came ashore, Bellevue Hospital was quickly submerged. Inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency marked the flood line in the basement with orange tape or spray paint. In some areas, water was 14 feet deep.
Fred Mogul NPR

When a ferry crashed in lower Manhattan earlier this month, ambulances took dozens of people to hospitals around the island.

Bellevue Hospital took in 31 passengers, but they all had minor injuries. The most seriously hurt patients from the crash went elsewhere. Dr. Suzi Vassallo said that's because Bellevue still can't handle serious traumatic injuries.

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12:25pm

Sun January 13, 2013
Health

Colorado Flu Firings On The Rise

Nationwide Flu Activity Map
Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

7:05am

Mon January 7, 2013
Health

Colorado Hospitals On A $3.4 Billion Construction Boom

The Children’s Hospital of Colorado in Aurora is one of many putting an emphasis on design, color and light in their new construction, saying it helps the healing process
Eckert and Eckert Design architect: H+L Architecture

$3.4 billion. That’s the total value of some 50 hospital construction projects occurring all over the state, a Colorado Public News examination has found.

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7:51am

Thu December 27, 2012
The Salt

Hospital Bids Bye-Bye To Big Macs, Others May Follow Suit

Originally published on Thu December 27, 2012 11:25 am

Visitors to one Kansas City hospital will no longer be able to buy a Big Mac on the premises.
Keith Srakocic AP

The McDonald's at the Truman Medical Centers' main campus in Kansas City, Mo., has closed, ending an epic, two-decade stint inside the hospital and making it the fifth health facility in the past few years to give the Big Mac the boot.

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7:27am

Mon December 24, 2012
Health

Hospitals Tell Workers: Get A Flu Shot Or Get Fired

The Center for Disease Control recommends that everyone over age 6 receive an annual flu vaccine. Most Colorado hospitals are requiring their employees receive the vaccination or be terminated
Carol E. Davis U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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